Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Rokot / Briz-KM

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Director: Andrey Vladimirovich Kalinovskiy Founded: 1916 Successes: 75 Failures: 10 Pending: 16

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center is a Moscow-based producer of spacecraft and space-launch systems, including the Proton and Rokot rockets and is currently developing the Angara rocket family. The Proton launch vehicle launches from Baikonur and Rokot launches from Baikonur and Plesetsk. Angara will launch from Plesetsk and Vostochny.


Launch Vehicle

Rokot / Briz-KM

Family: Rokot

Vehicle Specifications

GTO: 0
LEO: 1850
Length: 29.0 m
Diameter: 2.5 m
Launch Mass: 107k kg
Thurst: 1870 kN

Earth Science

Sentinel-3B is the second in a constellation of earth observation satellites developed by ESA to provide near real time data for the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security Program. Sentinel-3B contains a temperature scanner, colour instrument and altimeter for monitoring the sea and land. The satellite focuses on providing accurate data about the oceans and in addition also provides information about wildfires and vegetation.

Launch Window

NET: April 25th 2018 - 17:57 UTC

Open: April 25th 2018 - 17:57 UTC

Close: April 25th 2018 - 17:57 UTC

Watch the Launch

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

133/3 (133L), Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia